I am always amazed that my colleagues have not shared my excitement about Voicethread as a potential tool for communication and collaboration. What is Voicethread? Upload a stimulus image, slideshow, document or video clip, post a provocative question, then have students respond, either in text or verbally.
Here’s a short introduction to creating a Voicethread:
I am delighted to learn that Macquarie University, Sydney, Australia is embracing Voicethread, integrating it into the learning management system, iLearn, as a tool for collaboration and asynchronous chat.